The company EVOIKI ZIMI SA was created in 1984 in Psachna Evia with the name “Zimarika Psahnon” as a small personal industry with the production of traditional pasta, faithfully following the traditional recipes and using only the finest ingredients, with the way of experienced landladies.
During 90s Evoiki Zimi expands its activities in the production of frozen dough products and transferred to owned facilities at Castella, Evia. The growth of the company leads in 2004 part of the production to new modern facilities in the district of Dokos Chalkida. At the end of the decade the company has presence and in Chania in Crete with one more production unit. The company vigorously expands the distribution network of its products under the brand names “Zimarika Psachnon” and “Zimi Psahnon” and constantly gains new customers in Greece and abroad.
The success comes with the homemade country style fillo pastry and continues with crust fillo pastry, puff pastry, fillo kataifi, traditional pies, puff pastry pies, pizzas, croissants. Nowadays consumers can find company’s products in most big supermarkets throughout Greece but also in smaller retail stores. A similar development has been achieved in the exports of products through the continuous development of sales network in the world market.
INVESTING IN THE FUTURE
The company constantly invests in the latest technical equipment and fleet of trucks, in the proper training of human resources and the absolute maintenance of consistently high quality and unique homemade taste of its products, having integrated quality assurance systems EN ISO 22000: 2005, BRC, IFS.
The structure of the company is flat and there is a direct communication in order to spread throughout the company ideas and knowledge and practices. Workers are almost all from the region and the local community is supported by donations and voluntary actions.
Evoiki Zimi has chosen to grow steadily, oriented to quality, tradition and innovation. Its aim is to create value for society, for the economy, for employees and for the company.
– The first years native landladies brought raw materials: flour, milk, eggs to produce their traditional pasta, i.e. hilopita, trachanas (frumenty), etc …
– Pies with country style fillo pastry … the pride of every housewife was its ability of the bread and pie making, folk expressions like “to eat pie from her hands and lick your fingers”, say even today when brag a talented housewife.